English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Neather Whitlands

Field in the Parish of Theddingworth

Historical Forms

  • Neather Whitlands 1696 Map
  • Upper Whitlands 1696 Map


Neather Whitlands, Upper Whitlands 1696 (v. hwīt, land; in eModE  , white' infertile' may be contrasted with black' fertile')